DU: Candidates Cancel Admissions Done on the Basis of 1st Cut-off for Better Options

Published: | July 04, 2017
DU: Candidates Cancel Admissions Done on the Basis of 1st Cut-off for Better Options
  • Various candidates are cancelling the admissions done on the basis of the first list.
  • The withdrawal of admissions is a common practice after the announcement of the second cut-off.
  • The third cut-off might drop significantly after the cancellation of admissions.

The admission process at DU after the second cut-off is in still going on and many colleges have reported that various candidates are cancelling the admissions done on the basis of the first cut-off list. The withdrawal of admissions is a common practice after the announcement of the second cut-off.

Students cancel their admission done on the basis of DU’s first cut-off in order to secure seats in a more desired college or to take another subject with a higher preference. Some of the top DU colleges have also reported the cancellation of admissions after the announcement of second cut-off.

The principal of Hansraj College said that students take admissions on the basis of first cut-off in order to secure a seat, however, if they get a better colleges or course after the second cut-off, they withdraw their admission to secure the other seat.

Check out the number of cancellations at different DU Colleges:

Name of the College

Total Admissions Done

Admissions Withdrawn

Sri Venkateswara College

487

20

Kirori Mal College

710

70

College of Vocational Studies

543

20

Sri Aurobindo College

683

44

Officials of DU stated that the third cut-off might drop significantly after the cancellation of admissions in order to fill the seats vacated by candidates.

Also Read: List of Off-Campus Colleges in DU: Check Courses and Highest Cut-off Here

Although College of Vocational Studies had closed admissions to the B.Voc programme in Small and Medium Enterprises, the college might have to re-open admissions as earlier admissions have been cancelled.

DU student volunteers reported that even though the students had withdrawn their admissions from the first college, no change was reflected when they went to apply for the second college. The university clarified that this issue occurred due to confusion regarding the cancellation of admissions on the part of colleges.

Also Read: 200 Students Fail in the Final Year Exams of DU’s B.Com Programme

The second cut-off was released on July 1, 2017, and July 4, 2017, is the last date to take admission in DU on the basis of second cut-off.

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